Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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Old Ellensburg Hospital

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Old Woodinville School

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

B Reactor, Hanford Site

First Hill Apartments

Moran School Administration Building

Parlor Car #1799

Masonic Home of Washington

Steilacoom Train Depot

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

McNeil Island

Sand Point Naval Station

Mukai Farm and Garden

Schooner Wawona

McReavy House

St. Ignatius Hospital

Old City Hall

Longfellow School

McMillin Bridge

Collins Building

Ellensburg Depot

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Washington Hall

Packard House

Arlington High School

Howard S. Wright House

Thayer Barn

LaFramboise Farmstead

Valley Schoolhouse

Surrey Downs

Green Mountain Lookout

William O. McKay Ford

Oysterville Historic District

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Northern State Hospital

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

The Showbox

Dvorak Barn

National Guard of Washington Armory

Digester Building

Morgan Middle School

South Harbor Park Stack

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Lincoln School

Shelton Gymnasium

Donovan District

Robert Morris Earthwork

National Historic District

Reard Freed Farmstead

Lone Star Cement Building

Bettinger House

Kapus Farmstead

Carmack House

First United Methodist Church

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Coke Oven Park

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Bush House

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Fort Steilacoom

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Elks Building

Stephenson House

Old Tumwater Brewery

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Blaine Depot

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Downtown Mount Vernon

Kelley Farm

Camp Kilworth

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Puget Power Building

Curran House

Marine Supply Block

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Vashon Elementary Gym

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

P-I Globe

Washington’s Historic Barns

Skykomish Hotel

Bruggemann Ranch

Colville Indian Agency

Scottish Rite

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

BF Tabbott House

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Jensen-Byrd Building

Camp Waskowitz

Trafton Elementary

Hyer Farm

Scout House

Providence Heights College

Libbey House

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Dorsey Bulding

Day Block

East Seattle School

Enchanted Valley Chalet

First United Methodist Church

Electric Building

Waldo General Hospital

Fowler House

Old Ritzville Highschool

Old Granary Building

Port Angeles Fire Station

Murray Morgan Bridge

Hastings Buildings

Nuclear Reactor Building

Holy Rosary

St. Nicholas Church

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Snohomish County Courthouse

Post Hospital

Point Hudson

Harborview Hall

Haller House

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Downtown Sprague

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Battelle/Talaris Campus